by GKWfromNot suited for use on a car rackDriving at highway speeds causes the covers to billow out and the force eventually causes the zipper to come undone. This happened both with the zipper positioned fore or aft. I could use a safety pin to hold it in place I suppose, but very inconvenient.
Also, even on mid-fat skis, the elastic at the ends are quite loose. If this were made with cinch straps on each end perhaps it would prevent the zipper from coming undone as easily.
As is, this are only suited for use as dust covers when storing the skis. Not good from transport on a roof rack.
Date published: 2009-11-14
Rated 1out of5
by Mountaineer OrdinairefromPoor quality and designAs the previous Reviewer described, highway winds blow this thing apart rendering it useless. After two outings, with no success, I returned it to REI for a refund.
Date published: 2009-12-05
Rated 4out of5
by JorginhofromTHEY DO WORK SAFETY PIN IS THE KEYI somewhat agree with the other descriptions, after reading reviews, I was hesitant to buy one, but somebody mention to use a safety pin, ok, I agree in an ideal world you wouldnt need to add anything, but consider this, racing and high end bindings are highly sensitive to the dust and salt that roads are spray with and they can bust your 500dls bindings, I have a ski box but are more painful than racks, so I rather spend 1 minute securing the zipper with the pin, than driving with the box for day trips, and I know my bindings are safe. I ordered 8 that cover my 16 sets of skis, for traveling and summer storage.
Date published: 2011-05-04
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